Patterns in open vent , strombolian behavior at Fuego volcano , Guatemala , 2005 – 2007

@inproceedings{Lyons2009PatternsIO,
  title={Patterns in open vent , strombolian behavior at Fuego volcano , Guatemala , 2005 – 2007},
  author={John J. Lyons and Gregory P. Waite and William I. Rose and Gustavo Chigna},
  year={2009}
}
Fuego volcano, Guatemala is a high (3,800 m) composite volcano that erupts gas-rich, high-Al basalt, often explosively. It spends many years in an essentially open vent condition, but this activity has not been extensively observed or recorded until now. The volcano towers above a region with several tens of thousands of people, so that patterns in its activity might have hazard mitigation applications. We conducted 2 years of continuous observations at Fuego (2005–2007) during which time the… CONTINUE READING